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Female portion of the human psyche as proposed by Carl Jung.
Also a powerful summon from Final Fantasy X who resembles a fish in a straitjacket.
Carl is sensitive, because he's in touch with his anima.
by Josh H June 06, 2003
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The Latin root of animus is cognate with Greek anemoi (wind), breath and Sanskrit aniti (he breathes).

In Italian, Spanish and Catalan, anima is most closely translated as "soul"

In Latin, animus and anima may both be translated as "soul" or "mind", depending on context.
anima is one of the two anthropomorphic archetypes of the unconscious mind

The word anima may come from the Proto-Indo-European language root *ane- ("to breathe")

(De Anima) is a major treatise by Aristotle on the nature of living things.
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Artist reflecting anima Lluwellyn at : "Anima design with a breath of soul"
by la voz February 09, 2010
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When connected to Final Fantasy, it is a popular name for a summon. In Final Fantasy X, Anima is the most powerful summon.

Another example is in the newest game, Final Fantasy XIII. In this game, Anima is not a summon, but something called a Fal'cie.
1.When I summoned Anima, I completely owned everything in sight.

2. Anima is one of the crappiest Fal'cie. I like Eden SO much more.
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Elemental Magic as proposed by the American Fire Emblem game. Used by mages. Beaten by dark magic but beats light magic.
I cast EXCALIBUR on you, bitch, and your Shine is no match. I just gotta watch out for Luna...
by chaseafterstart June 24, 2004
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Spirit energy that everything is composed of, Animals plants and even rocks contain some trace of anima according to the game Saga Frontier II
He is not my son, he has no Anima! He is less than a rock!
by Maxwell Armada June 30, 2004
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